In Advance Of Hurricane Sandy, Sen. Brown Alerts Ohioans To Emergency Planning Resources

COLUMBUS, OH – In advance of Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is alerting Ohioans to storm monitoring services and emergency planning resources. The storm could bring heavy winds, rain, and snow to Ohio.

“My thoughts are with all residents and communities preparing for Hurricane Sandy. I encourage Ohioans to monitor the path of the storm and take all necessary precautions,” Brown said.

Ohioans can monitor the forecast in their area by listening to their local NOAA weather radio station (full list below) or by visiting for conditions in their area.

Ohioans can visit for assistance in planning for the storm.

Ohioans can receive text message updates from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that provide preparedness messages by texting “PREPARE” to 43362 (4FEMA).

Ohioans can find contact information for their local County Emergency Management Agency here:

Finally, Ohioans seeking additional assistance may contact Senator Sherrod Brown’s Constituent Services Office Toll Free at 1-888-896-OHIO (6446)

Station                                                Call Sign                                             Frequency

Akron, OH                                          KDO-94                                              162.400 MHZ

Bridgeport, OH                                   WWF-35                                             162.525 MHZ

Carey, OH                                           KZZ-47                                               162.525 MHZ

Cleveland, OH                                    KHB-59                                              162.550 MHZ

Columbus, OH                                    KIG-86                                               162.550 MHZ

Erie, PA                                              KEC-58                                               162.400 MHZ

Grafton, OH                                       WNG-698                                           162.500 MHZ

High Hill, OH                                     WXJ-47                                               162.475 MHZ

Lima, OH                                            WXJ-93                                               162.400 MHZ

Mansfield, OH                                    WWG-57                                            162.450 MHZ

Meadville, PA                                     KZZ-32                                               162.475 MHZ

New Philadelphia, OH                        WNG 735                                           162.425 MHZ

Bellevue, OH                                      KHB-97                                              162.400 MHZ

Toledo, OH                                         WXL-51                                              162.500 MHZ

Youngstown, OH                               WWG-56                                            162.500 MHZ



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